Wakahina from Scandal in Real Life: Nkhensani Mlondzo full biography

Nkhensani Mlondzo (Born 11 September 1981) also known as Khenzo Mlondzo is a South African actress, director, script writer and voice over artist famously known for playing Wakahina on etv’s Scandal!

While most don’t know here background, we did a little bit of research and found she once appeared on Scandal nearly 20 years ago. So, read till the end for more information on her.

Biography of Nkhensani Mlondzo

Nkhensani Mlondzo who plays Wakahina on Etv's Scandal!
Nkhensani Mlondzo who plays Wakahina on Etv’s Scandal!

Full name: Nkhensani Mlondzo
Date of birth: 11 September 1981 ¹(42 years old)
Place of birth: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Education: Tshwane University of Technology (Formerly Pretoria Technikon)
Height: 1.68m (168cm)
Occupation: Actress, Director, Voice-over artist and Script Writer
Known for: Wakahina on Scandal
Net worth: Unknown
Nationality: South African

Early life

While much of her early life is unknown. Nkhensani Mlondzo was born in 1981 on the 11th of September. So, as of 2023, Nkhensani Mlondzo is actually 42 years old.

However, not much is known about her background or how she grew up or got into acting. But, we will share the information if it ever becomes available.

Personal life

She has one daughter who’s either in her mid teens, late teens or early 20s. From her Instagram, it seems as though the actress is actually in a relationship with someone.

However, we don’t know conclusively as she hasn’t confirmed anything in that regard. Furthermore, the actress may have other children as per her social media. Her Instagram alone has over two thousand posts.

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According to her imdb page, she received her national diploma in Drama between the years 2000 to 2002. She attended the Pretoria Technikon or Technikon Pretoria.

Which is now known as the Tshwane University of Technology. Of which years she got to do a lot of Theatre plays including Macbeth, Ancient Stars and Beauty en die Bees in 2001.

Nkhensani Mlondzo Career

Well, her TV career began as early as 2003. In 2003, the Wakahina actress got a cameo role on Generations the Legacy. However, it’s not clear who she played, but it’s likely that few remember as she was really young back then.

Wakahina from Scandal played by Nkhensani Mlondzo
Wakahina from Scandal played by Nkhensani Mlondzo

Thereafter, in 2004 she appeared on Scandal as a prostitute. So, while many think it’s her first time on etv’s Scandal, records show that she has been there before in 2004. However, it would take her nearly 20 years before returning on Scandal as Wakahina.

Her other Television appearances include Xiculu in 2020. Where she played a drunk socialite. Thereafter, she appeared in the series of Giyani as Sasavona the Villain between 2022-2023.

However, her career doesn’t end there. Aside from acting, she has also appeared on commercials aswell. Including, Assupol in 2022 as a nurse and Jet and Milo as a mom.

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Prior History with Scandal!

As aforementioned, most people don’t know that the actress has appeared on etv’s Scandal before.

This was in 2004 where she played a small cameo role as a prostitute. However, the role was so short lived that even those who watched the episode(s) 20 years ago probably don’t remember her.

So, while most are seeing for the first time on Scandal as Nhlamulo’s mentally unstable mother. It’s not her first time on the show and it’s truly amazing to find yourself on the same series 20 years later with only a bigger role.

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Height of Nkhensani Mlondzo

According to her agency, the actress is actually 168cm tall. Which is roughly 5’6″ or 1.68m. Which is way above average for a South African woman.

Net worth and Salary

Her actual net worth at the time of this publication is unknown. However, in terms of her estimated salary. It is believed that the actress earns a little over R25,000 to R35,000 or even more depending on her contract.

Social media

While Nkhensani Mlondzo is not really on Facebook. She is on Instagram under the handle of @Khenzomlondzo. And has over two thousand posts and 2K followers. Moreover, you can reach out to her via her Gmail at khenzomlondzo@gmail.com.